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InSight System Acoustic Requirement Evolution

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dc.contributor.author O'Connell, Michael
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-11T18:46:48Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-11T18:46:48Z
dc.date.issued 2017-03-21
dc.identifier.citation 30th Aerospace Testing Seminar, Los Angeles, California, March 21-23, 2017 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno CL#17-1148
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/47508
dc.description.abstract The InSight Mars lander is to be launched to Mars in 2018 on a rocket, contained within an aeroshell designed for Mars entry. The primary mission objective is to deliever an ultra-sensitive seismometer to the Martian surface for scientific investigations. The preliminary InSight PF acoustic requirement (the heritage Phoenix environment, 139.8 dB overall SPL maximum expected environment) was reduced significantly when the Launch vehicle was selected as the InSight launch vehicle (134.5 dB overall SPL maximum expected environment). This reduction would have resulted in a very low Lander Deck random vibration at SEIS, and other instruments inside the aeroshell, during the system Protoflight (PF) acoustic test with questionable workmanship value. To mitigate this concern JPL and Launch vehicle contractor agreed to increase the InSight PF acoustic test requirement to enhance workmanship testing for science instruments and assemblies inside the aeroshell. The actual InSight system acoustic test vibration responses at the SEIS instrument are compared to the predicted responses. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017 en_US
dc.title InSight System Acoustic Requirement Evolution en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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